Holland's Highlights
“God never said that the journey would be easy,
but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile” –Max Lucado
Here are the latest opportunities to strengthen
your faith and connect with your
brothers and sisters in Christ.
Sanctuary Update
Our new sanctuary will be undergoing a face-lift this summer, getting new carpet and fresh paint.
Join us for a trip down memory lane, starting NEXT SUNDAY, July 14 , as we enjoy worship for all services in the original sanctuary. 
 
Day Trip to Tucker Lake is AUGUST 3!  For  High School Youth  (Rising 9 th  grade to Graduated Seniors). Meet at church at 9:15 am and return about 4:30 pm. Register by July 28 th  by returning registration form and $15 to Susan. Additional $ needed for lunch but drinks and snacks are provided. Questions? Contact Susan at  susan@hollandsumc.org .

DISCOVERY 2019 is AUGUST 16-18!  Designed for  Middle School Youth  (Rising 6 th -Rising 8 th  graders); Led by Adult Leaders and High School Youth; Surrounded in love by our church family. Theme is FANDOMONIUM! Register by July 28 th  by returning registration form and $60 to Susan. Questions? Contact Susan at  susan@hollandsumc.org .

YOUTH MINISTRIES SAVE THE DATES:
UMYF Kick-off:  September 8
Pilgrimage:  November 8-10
Ft Caswell:  March 20-22
Walk To Emmaus:
There will be two Walks to Emmaus happening this fall. Our men’s walk will take place September 19-22 , and our women’s walk will be October 10-13 .
Walks will be held at Camp Agape near Fuquay-Varina. Applications should be
submitted by July 20 .
If you are interested, or would like more information, please reach out to Rod Poole (919-721-9161) or speak with anyone listed on the Emmaus list on the bulletin board near the church office.
 
Young At Heart Seniors
YAHS voted at last month’s meeting to continue to meet during the summer months, so we look forward to seeing you and a friend on Thursday, July 18 , at the Club House Restaurant off of Hwy 42 (behind Food Lion) at 11:30am. Our attendance is improving each month, so come and enjoy this special fellowship with us!
God Bless!
Judy, Paulette, and Jan Koot
Holland's UMC Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers are needed to lead our children’s Sunday School classes! Please email heather@hollandsumc.org  
for more information on
how you can help!
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The sound booth is looking for additional volunteers to help out during each service. We welcome anyone 8th grade and up! Please contact doug@hollandsumc.org for more details!


Musicians and Singers Wanted!
ByGrace is the contemporary band during the 9:45 service. We are in need of singers & musicians for the summer months.
If you enjoy singing or playing instruments, share your talents with the Connexion worship service and help us to grow our sound!
Please contact Doug Pedigo at doug@hollandsumc.org.
Higher Ground Worship
 Join us for our mid-week worship service on Thursday , July 11 , at 7:00 pm in the youth room. Pastor Rich Cooper is preaching this week. This worship experience features a relaxed atmosphere with music led by our Higher Ground Band.
All are invited and encouraged to invite others to join us for a great time of fellowship, music, and message.

July Food Drive
First Journey Circle will be sponsoring the Food Drive during the month of July. You may bring your items throughout the month to the original kitchen . Items that are needed include pasta, pasta sauce, canned pastas, canned meats (tuna, chicken, ham), canned vegetables, fruit cups or cans, juice packs, peanut butter, crackers, popcorn, cereal, sugar free Jello or pudding cups, and breakfast bars. The items will benefit Garner Area Ministries. Thank you for your support !
H.O.P.E. Ministry
We are accepting clothing and monetary donations. Place clothing in the H.O.P.E. bin located in hallway outside of church office. If writing a check, make payable to Holland's and note H.O.P.E. Ministries .
H.O.P.E. Ministries are still looking for volunteers to help serve on August 17 , and September 21 . If you're interested, or for more information, contact Lee (lwhitaker7@nc.rr.com) or Cindi (cwhitaker7@nc.rr.com) Whitaker.
SAMARITAN'S PANTRY
Samaritan's Pantry is a church-wide ministry to help those in need. Each month, we suggest an item of the month, or you can bring an item you have on hand. A donation basket is located in the hallway near the church office.

Suggested items for July: Fruit & Fruit Juice
Contact: Sandra Irving
919-977-0295
Sunday, July 7
2:00 pm Latino Worship - Original Sanctuary

Monday, July 8
6:30 pm Centering Prayer - 101
7:00 pm Troop 10 Meeting - 215, 217
 
Tuesday, July 9
9:00 am Morning Glories - 103
10:30 am Staff Meeting - Pastor’s Office
 
Wednesday, July 10
6:30 pm ByGrace Rehearsal - 130
7:30 pm Prayer Works - 200
 
Thursday, July 11
4:30 pm Higher Ground Rehearsal - Youth Room
6:30 pm Latino Worship Service - Original Sanctuary
7:00 pm Higher Ground Service - Youth Room
8:00 pm AA & Al-Anon - 216, 217, 220
 
Sunday, July 14
2:00 pm Latino Worship Service - Original Sanctuary 
We are a caring community that invites and equips people to follow Jesus.
Holland's United Methodist Church
9433 Ten-Ten Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 12:00 noon
[919-772-5294]  [ www.hollandsumc.org ]